11.0649 characters per hour

Humanist Discussion Group (humanist@kcl.ac.uk)
Tue, 17 Mar 1998 07:43:31 +0000 (GMT)

Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 11, No. 649.
Centre for Computing in the Humanities, King's College London

Date: Mon, 16 Mar 1998 09:07:30 +0100
From: Clive Semmens <clisem@bps.org.uk>
Subject: Re: 11.0641 Re: Where does it go? Where has it gone?

>long, so let's compare with parchment. I am told that a good compositor
>can lay down on the order of 1000 characters per hour. Let's take an

This basic assumption is out by an order of magnitude: 12 000 characters
per hour is pretty normal; rates of 20 000 cph are not unheard of.

Clive K Semmens, Journals Manager, The British Psychological Society

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